high-poverty high schools graduate
fewer students than low-poverty high schools


75% of Black and Latino Students Attend school with

90% students are also
poor and minority

AND live in communities
with >40% poverty rate


Blacks with 5+ years of integrated schools have 11% annual decline in poverty (Rucker Johnson, 2011 NBER)


By 2044, the US census predicts that
we’ll be a majority-minority country.